Today, Osteoarthritis becomes the most common health issues faced by individuals above the age of 50 is knee pain. Knee replacement surgery is the best solution to resolve such issues. Many people scared about the word ‘surgery’, but there is really nothing to be scared about as long as you have experienced knee replacement surgeon by your side!
What is Knee Replacement Surgery?
Knee replacement surgery is a surgical procedure most often performed to relieve the pain and disability arising out of degenerative arthritis. There are primarily two kinds of knee replacement surgeries – TKR surgery (Total Knee Replacement surgery) and UKR surgery (Unicondylar/Partial Knee Replacement surgery). In this blog, we will look closely at Total knee replacement surgery.
What is Total Knee Replacement Surgery?
In a Total Knee Replacement procedure, the surgeon removes damaged cartilage and bone from the surface of the knee joint and replaces them with metal and plastic implants. In Total Knee Replacement, the surgeon replaces three parts of the knee joint. The two parts of the prosthesis are placed onto the ends of the femur, tibia, and under-surface of the patella using special bone cement. Usually, metal is used on the end of the femur and plastic is used on the tibia and patella for the new knee surface. However, surgeons are now using newer surfaces like metal on metal, and ceramic on ceramic.
Go to the Best Knee Replacement Professionals
Total knee replacement surgery may need to be repeated later if the joint wears out again after several years but with today’s modern advancements most new joints last about 22 years, especially if the surgery is carried out at a reputed multispeciality hospital like Shalby Hospitals in Ahmedabad.
So, if you are suffering from joint pain requiring knee surgery, simply do not worry! – get yourself examined by experienced total knee replacement professionals from a reputed hospital, and opt for the procedure that they recommend.
For more information, contact Shalby Hospitals on +919624088814